Board Meeting Minutes for May

May 11, 2017 by Brenda Hewitt Category: Uncategorized 0 comments

Minutes for the Board of Directors & Officers Meeting Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce 05/09/2017     Minutes taken by: Tiffeny   Board Members                                                                                          Officers Piero Buccellato – absent                                                                          Rodney Mendoza, President – absent) Antoinette Smith – present                                                                       Gary Powers, Vice Chair – present Linda Toogood – present                                                                           Wendy Yu, Treasurer – present Jeff Creedon […]

Board Meeting Minutes- April 11, 2017

May 08, 2017 by Brenda Hewitt Category: Uncategorized 0 comments

Minutes for the Board of Directors & Officers Meeting Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce


Minutes taken by: Tiffeny Smith

Board Members

Piero Buccellato – present
Antoinette Smith – present
Linda Toogood – present
George Feliz – present
Jeff Creedon – absent


Rodney Mendoza, President – present
Gary Powers, Vice Chair – present
Wendy Yu, Treasurer – present
Tiffeny Smith, Secretary – present

Additional Guests in Attendance

Jennifer Evans- Town Liaison
Karen Wall - Town Council
Kim Ehlebracht - Bucks For Style
Judy Hughes - Seconds Please On Main
David Wall - American Legion

The meeting was called to order at 3:44 pm at the Green Tree Hotel Florence, AZ, by Gary Power.

Approval of Prior Month's Minutes:  03/14/2017

The minutes for March’s board meeting were not approved pending amendment requested by the treasurer.

Treasurer’s Report: The 2017 budget has not been approved, it is still not complete. It was decided to table the budget.

New Business

Reorganize the Chamber

It was decided to eliminate the Executive Director position to meet budget.  The members present at the board meeting expressed their dissatisfaction with the elimination of the executive director position. It is noted that they are personal friends of the outgoing executive director.

Old Business


Administrators Report

Brenda Hewitt reported that the Chamber had seven member renewals totaling $433.33, 12 members drop, and she was able to recover an outstanding luncheon fee of $12.00 in the month of March.

The Road to Country Thunder brought in $600.00 in vendor fees, the gift shop had sales of $1202.74, and the McFarland Park donations were $300.89.

Upcoming Events

April Luncheon - Florence Copper
Casino Night - July 22, 2017

Miscellaneous Items

Administrator will be out of the office on Monday April 17, 2017 attending a meeting of all Pinal County Chamber Executives.

Meeting adjourned at 4:56 PM

Gary Power motioned, George Feliz Sseconded to adjourn meeting. Motion carried.